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The Nutcracker - 30 November 2009 Evening 7.30pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Koen Kessels
Concert Master Peter Manning
Choir Director Charles Cole
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer William Tuckett
Clara
his god-daughter
Leanne Cope
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Paul Kay
Act I
Scene 1: Drosselmeyer's workshop, early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Liam Scarlett
Scene 2: A street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Maiden Aunt Caroline Jennings
Maiden Aunt Susan Nye
Housekeeper Romayne Grigorova
Scene 3: The Stahlbaum’s living room
Dr Stahlbaum
Clara's father
David Pickering
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Gillian Revie
Fritz
Clara's brother
Thomas Cooper
Clara's Partner Michael Stojko
Grandmother Olivia Cowley
Grandfather Ernst Meisner
Dancing Mistress Francesca Filpi
Captain Gary Avis
Harlequin
a doll
Johannes Stepanek
Columbine
a doll
Sian Murphy
Soldier
a doll
Jonathan Watkins
Vivandière
a doll
Helen Crawford
St Nicholas Dawid Trzensimiech
Scene 4: The Battle
Mouse King Ernst Meisner
Scene 5: The Land of Snow
Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Singers London Oratory Junior Choir
Act II
Scene 1: The journey to the Kingdom of Sweets
Scene 2: The Sugar Garden of the Palace
The Sugar Plum Fairy Roberta Marquez
The Prince Steven McRae
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Kristen McNally
Spanish Dance David Pickering
Spanish Dance Laura McCulloch
Spanish Dance Ryoichi Hirano
Spanish Dance Claire Calvert
Spanish Dance Thomas Whitehead
Arabian Dance Francesca Filpi
Arabian Dance Bennet Gartside
Arabian Dance Ernst Meisner
Arabian Dance Fernando Montaño
Chinese Dance Tristan Dyer
Chinese Dance James Hay
Chinese Dance Liam Scarlett
Chinese Dance James Wilkie
Russian Dance Kevin Emerton
Russian Dance Ludovic Ondiviela
Dance of the Mirlitons Gemma Pitchley-Gale
Dance of the Mirlitons Pietra Mello-Pittman
Dance of the Mirlitons Akane Takada
Dance of the Mirlitons Sabina Westcombe
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Yuhui Choe
Her Escort Brian Maloney
Her Escort Johannes Stepanek
Her Escort Dawid Trzensimiech
Her Escort Yohei Sasaki
Leading Flower Tara-Brigitte Bhavnani
Leading Flower Olivia Cowley
Leading Flower Celisa Diuana
Leading Flower Emma Maguire
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Roberta Marquez
Grand pas de deux Steven McRae
Finale Entire Cast
Scene 3: A street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Scene 4: Drosselmeyer's workshop later that night
Other characters
Aunts, Uncles, Parents, Maids, Manservants, Revellers, Devils Artists of The Royal Ballet
Children, Toy Soldiers, Mice, Gingerbreads, Rabbit Drummer, Pages, Sentry Students of The Royal Ballet School (Lower School)
Angels Students of The Royal Ballet School (Upper School)
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Durations: Act I: 7.35-8.26pm, Act II: 8.56-9.47pm
Commercial DVD: Opus Arte; Due for release in 2010
Cinema - future relay: Opus Arte; Due for release in 2010
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 30 November 2009 (in Royal Opera House Collections)